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The nationality of Edison may be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Edison may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Edison come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Edison come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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